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. here at home, the u.s. government put into play a drastic policy. people of japanese ancestry, many of them u.s. citizens, suddenly found themselves the victims of fear and discrimination. although guilty of no crime, they were rounded up and sent far away to what were basically prison camps. as eden tells us, it was a policy that our nation would regret. >> so, this my grandfather's yearbook from 1944. and here's this great shot of gila river -- the camp he was at. >> jenny uchida's grandfather spent his high-school years behind barbed wire. he and his family were locked away at a camp in the hot arizona desert. that's because he was of japanese descent, and the united states was at war with imperial japan. >> that is why the commanding general of the western defense command determined that all japanese within the coastal areas should move inland. notices were posted. all persons of japanese descent were required to register, and the japanese themselves cheerfully handled the enormous paperwork involved in the migration. >> i think that it's important for people to know about what
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